NICE, France (AP) — France recovered from a terrible personal objective to beat Norway 2-1 on Wednesday as the host nation remained undefeated at the Ladies’s World Cup.
Eugenie Le Sommer scored the winner from the penalty spot in the 72nd minute after video evaluation decided Ingrid Syrstad Engen had fouled Marion Torrent in the space.
Valerie Gauvin, benched in France’s opening 4-zero win over South Korea, broke the deadlock after halftime but Norway tied when Wendie Renard turned a cross into her own internet.
Renard, thought-about probably the greatest defenders on the planet, seemed to be in tears as she raised her face to the sky in anguish.
France moved three points ahead of Norway in Group A. Nigeria was additionally three factors behind France, which is vying to turn into the primary nation to carry each the lads’s and ladies’s World Cup titles at the similar time.
Norway, which gained the competitors in 1995, is enjoying without Ada Hegerberg. The 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner stepped down from the national group due to what she says are differences in the best way the federation treats the lads’s and ladies’s teams.